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Lymond House

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

Charming little place. Had a great weekend at Lymond house this April. Beautiful garden blooming in a riot of colours. Scores of birds enlivening the place. Clean rooms and prompt service. Was very pleased with all the staff. Even the gardeners were all smiles and ever ready to show us around and teach us a bit about the flowers. Food...

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7Thank Abhiram S
Coimbatore, India
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Stayed with family for one day in Lymond house. The bunglow has more than 100 years of history and it is kind of preserved well for all these years. The chai in the lawns was quiet nice and relaxed. The caretaker was very attentive got our kids need for less spice in food. The food was tasty and first time...

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6Thank ZenVentures
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed 4 April 2015

I have not visited this property but made a booking, though, a week ago. For starters their so called online booking is messy and buggy. After going through a long wait and a few retries, we managed to get through the booking to one of the rooms. Only to know the next day that the rooms were actually sold out...

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13Thank DeepikaRS
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Whilst the staff tried their hardest, this place disappointed on a number of fronts. We were "upgraded" into a suite by our agent but, although this was spacious, it was rather gloomy and the main room required lights on all the time. Much of the furnishings were of the "heritage" variety but, even allowing for their antiquity, some would have...

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3Thank Avaser
Baroda
Reviewed 16 January 2015

Ooty has always been a no-no for me because of the hustle and bustle of the tourists from all over the country. But this time, during somewhat of an off-season, I decided to try this place. Lymond house was my choice because of my experience at 180 MCiver at Coonoor, which is a personal favorite. We were allowed an early...

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6Thank The_Vincent_Vega
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Lymond House is a beautiful old building with nice gardens. The staff were also incredibly helpful and friendly. In particular, they organised us a great guide to take us into the tea plantations and show us some tribal villages - we would really recommend doing this. Service in the restaurant was a bit slow, and the rooms were a bit...

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3Thank aliinsall
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Lymond house is a beautiful 1850 built 6 rooms English bungalow close to the main parts of Ooty. The stay was comfortable as the staff is very friendly and at a min call away if needed. I booked it on discount(travel site coupon) and it was totally worth it. Come here for: 1. If you want to visit colonial times...

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3Thank Ritika J
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2014

The garden is lovely and relaxing. The hotel is characterful in the main section but the cabins whilst spacious are dark and not well maintained. Bathroom needs modernising and it was cold especially in the restaurant. Food is average and the service poor. No one appeared to be in charge and finding someone to help was not always easy and...

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1Thank 998brits
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Stayed in this property in October 2013. The property is located in the lane that leads to Taj Savoy. We stayed in one of the suites that is off the main building. The rooms were really large and extremely well appointed. Staff were very helpful and the restaurant served us some really nice continental fare. We visited McIver house in...

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Thank Anirban_Chatterjee
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 21 August 2014

Right from the bookings/ enquiries till the very end of our trip this was trip to remember: Ms. Ambareen, was always patiently answering to all our innumerable questions also gave us the best rates. Once we reached Ooty Ms. Geetha and Mr. Sarnish took over the full responsibilites to make our stay a memorable one. We were a party of...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dating back to 1855, Lymond House is the epitome of a bygone colonial era, the perfect getaway, set among a vista of flowering trees and sprawling lawns. This heritage hotel comprises two Victorian drawing rooms with fireplaces, ideal for cosy evenings in. It has three ensuite double rooms and three garden suites, replete with antique beds, dressers, creaking floorboards and fireplaces. One can soak in the atmosphere that has been lovingly preserved for over 150 years. Sitting in the Victorian drawing room, keeping warm by the fire, one can easily imagine the then lady of the house, Mrs Dason, at the piano in her crinoline evening gown, playing the haunting melodies of those far from home. Tariffs - starting at Rs 3999 + tax for a couple inclusive of breakfast . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lymond House

Address: Sylks Road, Ooty 643001, India
Region: India > Tamil Nadu > Ooty
Price Range: RM379 - RM658 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lymond House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“"Rooms with views & garden areas"”
, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the annexe ajoining the main building.”
charlesk283, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for the old rooms inside the Bungalow (3 Rooms) for classic feel”
  • Just saw this 60 years old Land Rover parked there in Lymond House
AbhishekA4, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in garden annexe probably quieter although not soundproof so rather depends on your neighbours”
LakesRes, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Better go for another option. This is expensive and you will not find it worth the extra dime.”
feldsparc, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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